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Newsletter: 23rd February 2024

Red Nose Day Just a reminder that Friday 15th March is Red Nose Day. All three schools will be sharing a Red To Toe theme – children can come into school dressed in as much red as they can (including hair if they wish) in exchange for a donation to Comic Relief. If your child wears […]

Newsletter: 9th February 2024

Happy Half Term! Today marks the half-way point through the school year – time is certainly flying! Whatever you’re doing this half term break, have a wonderful time. We look forward to seeing everyone back at school on Monday 19th February. Movie Night Just a reminder that tonight is Movie Night at Parkham, between 3:30 […]

Newsletter: 2nd February 2024

Bag 2 School Thanks The Bag2School collection at Woolsery last week raised a tidy sum for the school – thank you to everyone who brought in something – we think it was the most successful collection yet at 650kg. This raised £325 for the school – thank you! PE and Sports We have had some […]

Newsletter: 26th January 2024

FOWS news I am really pleased to say we had a good turnout of parents for the meeting about the future of the Friends of Woolsery School on Monday. FOWS received many new offers of support and this has given us the confidence that a new committee will be able to be elected when the […]

Newsletter: 19th January 2024

Buckland Brewer School: Friday 2nd February Parkham School: Friday 9th February We will be showing Wonka in both schools! This will appear on ScoPay very soon; please make sure you tick the PG Certificate consent box as that’s the rating of the film.  3.15pm to 5.30pm £5 each includes cheese pizza, drink popcorn and film. Movie Night […]

Newsletter: 12th January 2024

Welcome Back! It’s been lovely to see the children back this week, excited to learn and (hopefully) over the myriad of bugs that were around before we broke up for Christmas. I hope you had a lovely break over the festive period and enjoyed some good time with family. Attendance Looking back at attendance last […]

Newsletter: 15th December 2023

Wow! We’ve had three amazing Productions this week which the children across our schools have worked enormously hard on. I have been so impressed with the enthusiasm and care the children have taken in developing their parts – whether spoken, singing, dancing or acting they have all done exceptionally well. Thank you to all of […]

Newsletter: 8th December 2023

In our final piece of our recent series on Safeguarding and Online Safety, I wanted to share some more general online safety parenting tips with you. Did you know…? most inappropriate content online is seen by children through games console browsers, not on phones or laptops? parental controls with your internet service provider is the […]

Newsletter: 1st December 2023

We’re continuing our Online Safety series, this week looking at 8-10 year olds   Rather like last week’s Jessie and Friends series for 5-7 year olds, the CEOP resources for the next age up comes in a series of 3 movies designed to be a starting point for conversations at home. The series is called Play, Like […]

Newsletter: 24th November 2024

In the run-up to the Christmas Holidays, we’ll be running a series through the weekly Newsletter to help parents with aspects of online safety with your children. We know that many children will be getting new or upgraded devices over Christmas so this is a good time to share hints or tips to help keep […]

Newsletter: 17th November 2023

Show Tickets Just a reminder that you need to be filling out the Google Form below to reserve tickets for your child’s end of Term Production. Please remember all tickets are free, but this is an important way of us satisfying the Fire Officer’s insistence that we know how many people are in each of […]

Newsletter: 10th November 2023

Three Important Forms… In today’s Newsletter we have no less than three important forms for you. The first is a request for tickets for our School Productions. We don’t charge for tickets but we need to know how many to expect in the audience for each performance. Please make sure you book for the correct show! […]

Newsletter: 3rd November 2023

Questionnaire: Last Call Thank you to the families who have shared their views on our performance so far by taking part in our annual questionnaire. I have to admit to more than a little disappointment that we’ve only received 30 responses so far despite having well over 130 families in the Partnership. Although the responses […]

Newsletter: 20th October 2023

How Are We Doing? Today, we’re launching our annual Parental Questionnaire in order to properly hear your views about how you feel your child’s school is doing, and how effective the Village Schools Partnership is being, in its sixth term of existence. If you would spend a few moments answering a series of questions about […]

Newsletter: 13th October 2023

Trip thanks We’ve had a busy couple of weeks with trips to Bideford Library, Morwellham Quay and Burford Woods all taking place for our children. On every event, the excellent behaviour of the children has been commented on, particularly in the Library and at Morwellham, by members of the public. It’s always nice to receive […]

Newsletter: 6th October 2023

Cross Country Morning…. Well done to everyone for a fantasic morning at Woolsery on Monday at the annual Family Group Cross Country event. It was lovely to have so many parents and friends come to cheer the children on and, as always, see how determined and encouraging the children were throughout the morning.  As Mr […]

Newsletter: 29th September 2023

Partnership Cross Country Monday is our Partnership Cross country morning at Woolsery School. This was great fun when we last ran it in the Spring and even children who thought they didn’t enjoy running had a good time. At the moment, the weather is looking ideal, so we’re hopeful the morning will once again be […]

Newsletter: 22nd September 2023

Harvest Thanks Buckland Brewer had a lovely Harvest service yesterday – despite the rain on the way back. The children led the service beautifully – they sang very clearly and, despite a very full church, every word could be head. Well done, Buckland! We’re looking forward to Parkham and Woolsery’s services on Thursday 5th October […]

Newsletter: 15th September 2023

Autumn Term Clubs Autumn Term clubs will begin week commencing 25th September. You can sign up for any of the clubs planned for your child’s year group by using the Google Form: We have a great range of clubs on offer this term thanks to our amazing staff: Please remember that staff give up […]

Newsletter: 8th September 2023

Welcome Back! I hope you all had a lovely summer break. It has been great to see the schools full of children again this week, excited to learn and full of stories from their holidays. We have several new families who have joined us this term: welcome! We hope you and your child will enjoy […]

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